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Parkinson's disease: Why do I have tremors?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, characterised by uncontrollable tremors, and slow movements. The disease is called a progressive neurodegenerative disease, because disease pathology worsens over time. 1,103 more words

Neurodegeneration

C64 Mini Review

Sometimes the Gaming Gods both smile on you and curse you at the same time. When I saw that the C64 Mini was due to be released on 29 March, it was great timing as far as I was concerned. 1,337 more words

Commodore 64

Tickling the Thalamus

Day 87: March 28
In The Year of Living Honestly
In The Quarter of: Awareness
In The Month of: Discover

As we admire the many turns and redirects of the labyrinth’s path, we might relate it to the folds in the brain that appear to navigate a similar path. 626 more words

The Daily Experience

The Seat of all Passions

The title of this post is the title of a section in Daniel Goleman’s book “Emotional Intelligence.” In humans the amygdala (from the Greek word for “almond’) is an almond -shaped cluster of interconnected clusters perched above the brainstem, near the bottom of the limbic ring. 958 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Eat Curry Avoid Alzheimer's: UCLA Study of Curcumin Shows Improved Memory and Reduced Brain Pathology

Ok, it’s not a simple as the headline, but it’s close.

Population studies in India showing a lower incidence of Alzheimer’s and better cognitive performance in older adults who regularly eat yellow curry have long intrigued researchers.  1,587 more words

Alzheimer's

An update on brain zapping

This 2017 general-audience article entitled Ultrasound for the brain provided a hyped update on brain zapping:

“Ultrasound could potentially treat other movement disorders, as well as depression, anxiety and a host of intract­able neuropsychiatric disorders..

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Limbic System

Thermoregulation control in the brain

Different Sensory Pathways Engaged in Feeling and Responding to External Temperature

Summary: Researchers shed light on thermoregulation by disabling parts of rat brains and observing their choice of a comfortable environmental temperature. 823 more words